The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders
Lorus Johnson Milne, Margery Lorus, National Audubon Society Staff, Lorus Milne, Margery Joan Greene Milne, National Audubon Society
Knopf, 1980 - Nature - 989 pages
The most comprehensive field guide available to the insects and spiders of North America--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.
Featuring a durable vinyl binding and over 700 full-color identification photographs organized visually by color and shape, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to Insects and Spiders is the perfect companion for any outdoor excursion. Descriptive text includes measurements, diagnostic details, and information on habitat, range, feeding habits, sounds or songs, flight period, web construction, life cycle, behaviors, folklore, and environmental impact. An illustrated key to the insect orders and detailed drawings of the parts of insects, spiders, and butterflies supplement this extensive coverage.
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Colorado to Mexico, northwest to California, occasionally to Texas. Ants and
other insects moving on ground and in low vegetation. Eggs are laid in masses
on low shrubs in fall. They overwinter and hatch in spring. Mantids sometimes go
Its pronotum has a blunt tooth at the middle of the front edge, and its fore wings
are at least 3 times as long as wide. It ranges from New York to northern Florida,
west to California, north to Oregon. Keeled Shield-back Katydid (Neduba carinata
-T 579 California Dog Face (Colias eurydice) Description: Wingspan 134–2" (45–
50 mm). Males fore wing purplish to pinkish oro with dark purplish brown along
front and outer margin, giving orango.” pattern of dog's face in profile, the "eye" ...
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Of the three insect guides I own, I believe this one is the best. It has what I want; lots of insects, a good layout with clear pictures keyed to the page the text is on, more text on the insect than ... Read full review